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Review: ‘EDWIN, The Story of Edwin Booth’ at The Theatre at...

Renowned as the greatest American Shakespearean actor of his day, Edwin Booth (1833-93), the brother of Abraham Lincoln’s killer John Wilkes Booth, could have...

Review: ‘Assassins’ at The Eagle Theatre in Hammonton, NJ

Is there a more relevant topic in contemporary America, while gun control is being hotly debated by the presidential candidates, Congress, and the voting...

Spine: ‘Appomattox’ Cracks the Color Line at The Kennedy Center

Appomattox, the world premiere opera now playing at The Kennedy Center Opera House in a new production by the Washington National Opera, tackles that...

‘Dangereuse’: ‘Appomattox’ at The Kennedy Center by Sophia Howes (Review #2)

In the wake of Ferguson and the Black Lives Matter movement, it is the perfect time for an opera which tells the truth about...

‘Appomattox’ at Washington National Opera by David Friscic (Review #1)

Oh, the tears, trauma and travail of the issues brought to the fore in the revised World Premiere of the opera Appomattox at the...

Magic Time! ‘Appomattox’ at Washington National Opera by John Stoltenberg

Appomattox, the magnificent and powerful opera by Philip Glass and Christopher Hampton that premiered at The Kennedy Center last night, looks at American history...

‘The Springfield Boys’ at The Seventh Street Playhouse at the Greenbelt...

If you think you know everything about Lincoln, you may be surprised to find out that there is a great deal of information out...

‘The Addams Family’ at West Potomac High School

Feeling Trapped? Move Towards the Darkness and go out to see The Addams Family at West Potomac High School. Entering the theater, the audience is...

‘Don’t Die in the Dark’ at Studio 1469

Last night, on the 150th anniversary of the assassination of President Lincoln at Ford’s Theatre, I was in a DC theater venue of a...

‘Don’t Die in the Dark’ Plays April 11-26th at Studio 1469...

History lessons typically share the tale of the victor. Perhaps, the wrong side has a lesson as well. This new play is a glimpse...

‘Freedom’s Song: Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War’ at Ford’s Theatre

With a glorious mélange of words and music, Freedom’s Song: Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War tells the story of America’s struggle to keep...

Meet the Cast of ‘Flyin’ West’ at Bowie Community Theatre: Part...

In Part 2 of a series of interviews with the cast and director of Flyin' West at Bowie Community Theatre, meet Kecia A. Campbell. Please...

Meet the Cast and Director of ‘Flyin’ West’ at Bowie Community...

In part 1 of a series of interviews with the cast and director of Flyin' West at Bowie Community Theatre, meet Director Estelle Miller. Introduce...

The President’s Own United States Marine Band: ‘Time Capsule 1945: The...

The main emotion I felt last night at Strathmore, while I watched The President’s Own United States Marine Band, was pride. These very talented musicians...

Spine: ‘Whose War? Our War? Their War?’

The National Civil War Project presents the work of "a multi-city, multi-year collaboration between four universities and five performing arts organizations to commemorate the 150th...

‘Our War’ at Arena Stage at The Mead Center for American...

The Better Angels of Our Nature: Our War, an unforgettable production, explores the present-day echoes and historical memories of the Civil War, in a series...

‘The Complete History of America (abridged)’ at Reduced Shakespeare Company at...

Is it possible that the bullet that killed JFK was also the one fired from the Lexington and Concord book depository, and took off...

Source Festival: ‘Quests’-Six 10-Minute Plays

We travel to seek the unknown, and we undertake quests to find or achieve something of life-altering importance. The characters in Quests are seeking...

Bill Spitz on His One-Man Show ‘Honest Abe: The Wit and...

Beginning tomorrow night, the Sandy Spring Theatre Group will be hosting another weekend of their original one-man show, Honest Abe: The Wit and Wisdom...

Synesthesia: More Sign-Interpreted and Captioned Performances in January and February 2014...

The Angelica Film Center & Cafe at the Mosaic in Virginia’s mod new Merrifield development has audio captioning devices that fit into the drink holders. 2911...

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